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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Free Audio Book)


Frankenstein's Monster

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Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is one of the most famous novels in the world. It was written by the brilliant Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The story concerns Victor Frankenstein, a scientist who joins a university in order to study chemistry and philosophy. Victor decides to create a grotesque monster that soon becomes his great foe. He has not the slightest idea that this powerful creature will destroy not only his life but also the lives of the people he love the most.

Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein is for sure one of the greatest novels ever written, and one of those that you must not skip. The story shows that by playing God you can destroy your own life and the lives of your beloved ones. Some readers will find Victor to be an excellent scientist, who transgresses boundaries without fear and manages to create something that nobody had created ever before. Other readers will say that he was a complete lunatic, incapable of dealing with the problems that he himself had caused. Listen to the audiobook and make your own judgment about Victor.

The story is read by several people, enabling us to easily differentiate the characters. It is always obvious who is speaking.  All the readers have clear and smooth voice. The readers have different accents which makes the reading rather interesting. They pace themselves very well. They know where to speed up a little bit in order to make the story sound more dramatic and where to slow down in order for us to pay attention to the details of the story. Overall, both the story and the reading are great.

To find out more about Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, please visit the Wikipedia page.

Read by Caden Vaughn Clegg

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